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Free Presentation: Bladder Control Solutions

Monday, November 12, 2012 - Craig Kozler, MD, and Christopher Manakas, MD, urologists with Fort HealthCare Urology Associates, are hosting free information sessions about an innovative treatment for bladder control issues. The first presentation date is Tuesday, November 13 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Fort Memorial Hospital Auditorium in Fort Atkinson. The second is on Thursday, November 15 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Fort HealthCare Wound & Edema Center location in Johnson Creek (second level entrance at 400 Doctors Court). The presentation will be the same at either location, so it is only necessary to attend one. The information sessions are educational, and open for anyone to attend. Please register by calling (920) 568-5244, or register online at www.FortHealthCare.com/classes, and selecting “A Healthier You.” More...

New Fitness Classes Begin in November

Monday, November 5, 2012 - Fort HealthCare is committed to improving the health and well-being of our community. We encourage everyone to explore opportunities for self-enhancement. These new fitness classes beginning in August and other offerings can help. More...

UW Health Sleep Medicine services now at Fort Memorial Hospital

Friday, November 2, 2012 - The Specialty Clinic at Fort HealthCare’s Fort Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that UW Health Doctors Mary Klink and Mihai Teodorescu are now providing sleep medicine consultations. Dr. Klink and Dr. Teodorescu will see patients on Mondays and Tuesdays during the month. More...

Hospitalists at Fort Memorial Hospital bring specialized care to the bedside

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - For patients admitted to Fort Memorial Hospital, being seen by a hospitalist can mean improved outcomes and specialized care. Through frequent communication with patient’s primary care physicians, hospitalists only treat hospitalized patients and do not have a regular clinic practice. Because of this they are highly experienced in caring for persons with illnesses serious enough to require hospital care More...

Screening event will tell you your blood type

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - BloodCenter of Wisconsin will be hosting a blood screening event at Fort Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, November 7 from 4 to 6 p.m. At this event, BloodCenter staff and volunteers use a self-test kit to learn more about your blood type. More...

Sara Wilde, OTR, earns Certified Hand Therapist certification

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - Sara Wilde, an occupational therapist at the Fort HealthCare Therapy & Sport Center, has earned the distinguished Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) certification after completing all required examinations and clinical studies. The designation offers assurance to the public that the therapist treating them has achieved the highest recognition of competency in the profession. More...

HIMSS Analytics Recognizes Fort HealthCare with Stage 7 Award

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recently notified Fort HealthCare that the recent electronic medical record (EMR) initiative at Fort Memorial Hospital and Fort HealthCare clinics has resulted in a HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award, signifying attainment of the highest level on the Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model. The HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 award honors hospitals operating in a paperless environment and represents those organizations that have achieved best practices in implementing an EMR. More...

Free Men's Health Talk

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - The urologists of Fort HealthCare Urology Associates are hosting a free men’s health talk on Tuesday, September 18th. Check-in for the seminar begins at 6:00 p.m. and the seminar will start at 6:30 p.m. at the Fort Memorial Hospital Auditorium in Fort Atkinson. Men who suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED) and bladder control problems (stress urinary incontinence) - which are common conditions often caused by diabetes, prostate cancer, or cardiovascular disease - are encouraged to attend. To RSVP for this event, call (877) 433-2873. More...

Live Well programming helps underserved population know their numbers

Thursday, August 9, 2012 - Fort HealthCare recognizes that access to essential primary care services is sometimes unavailable to those who are under-insured. In a continuing effort to increase access to care, the organization is introducing a new program that provides these individuals with baseline lab measurements, biometrics like waist circumference and body mass index, and a general health risk assessment that addresses chronic diseases and lifestyle choices. The program also provides access to tools and information needed to make necessary lifestyle changes. It is specifically targeted to benefit those with little or no insurance, and is funded through Tomorrow’s Hope. More...

Stepping On program offered for seniors

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - Fort HealthCare is once again offering Stepping On, a fall prevention program for seniors. Those 65 and older, who have had a fall, are fearful of falling or are living in their own home or apartment are encouraged to attend the workshop led by Lee Clay, RN and Faith Nurse coordinator. More...

Having Healthy Babies: Experts Recommend Full Term Pregnancy

Monday, July 9, 2012 - Every week of a pregnancy is crucial to a newborn’s health. Nationally, a trend has been noted that more and more births are being scheduled a little early for non-medical reasons. Experts are learning that this can cause problems for mom and baby. If possible, it’s best to stay pregnant for at least 39 weeks. If there are problems with your pregnancy or your baby’s health, you might not have a choice about when to have your baby, and you may need to have your baby earlier. But if you have a choice and you’re planning to schedule your baby’s birth, wait until at least 39 weeks. More...

FREE Men's Health Talk

Friday, June 22, 2012 - The urologists of Fort HealthCare Urology Associates are hosting a series of FREE seminars about specific issues related to men's health on Saturday, July 28 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Fort Memorial Hospital Auditorium in Fort Atkinson. Each session will allow time to be open for questions and answers with the physicians. Complimentary refreshments will be provided between presentations. Individuals are asked to register for this event by calling 920-568-5244 or sign up online at FortHealthCare.com/Classes, and select "A Healthier You." More...

MRI program national accreditation renewed

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - Fort HealthCare has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for the second consecutive time. The accreditation is a result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). MRI is a noninvasive medical test that uses magnetic fields to produce images of internal body parts, helping physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions. More...

Fort HealthCare Offers New Fitness Classes

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - Fort HealthCare is committed to improving the health and well-being of our community. We encourage everyone to explore opportunities for self-enhancement. These new fitness classes beginning in April and other offerings can help. More...

Fort HealthCare and Blackhawk Senior Apartments Offer Stepping On Program

Thursday, April 5, 2012 - Fort HealthCare and Blackhawk Senior Apartments have teamed up to provide Stepping On, a fall prevention program for seniors. More...

Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement Surgery

Friday, March 23, 2012 - The Fort HealthCare Center for Joint Replacement performs the anterior approach to hip replacement surgery as well as traditional hip replacements, potentially providing less pain, faster recovery and improved mobility. More...

New Pregnancy Education Class Offered at Fort HealthCare

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - Fort HealthCare is hosting a new, innovative pregnancy education class open to mothers and fathers-to-be in their 16 - 24th week of pregnancy. More...

Fort HealthCare and Advanced Pain Management Partner for Increased Local Care

Monday, February 6, 2012 - Fort HealthCare and Advanced Pain Management, a regional provider of medical services for pain management, recently announced a formal partnership agreement that will expand the level of services available in the Fort Atkinson area. The agreement calls for a joint venture relationship between the two partners. Advanced Pain Management will relocate current services from the Specialty Clinic at Fort Memorial Hospital to a new location at 1604 Madison Avenue, Fort Atkinson. Construction is underway to complete a free-standing ambulatory surgery center intended to open in April of this year. More...

Christopher Kurtz, MD presents What Everyone Should Know About Heart Health

Monday, February 6, 2012 - Christopher Kurtz, M.D., a UW Health System Cardiologist, will speak on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at Fort Memorial Hospital. His presentation, "What Everyone Should Know About Heart Health" will focus on coronary artery disease. Those in attendance will learn how it develops, risk factors, strategies for prevention and general considerations regarding treatment. More...

Fort HealthCare Lake Mills Urgent Care Changes Saturday Hours

Monday, January 16, 2012 - The Fort HealthCare Lake Mills Urgent Care clinic recently changed its hours of service on Saturdays. Urgent Care services are available Mondays-Fridays from 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Saturdays from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and on Sundays from noon until 10 p.m. Patients do not need to have an appointment during Urgent Care hours to be seen by a member of the urgent care team: Jonathan Brodie, MD, Mary Miller, MD, or Wahab Kazi, MD. More...

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